Theoretical and Applied Genetics

, Volume 55, Issue 2, pp 69–71 | Cite as

Selection of potato callus for resistance to culture filtrates of Phytophthora infestans and regeneration of resistant plants

  • M. Behnke


Dihaploid calli from Solanum tuberosum were selected, which were resistant to the culture filtrate of Phytophthora infestans. Each of the resistant calli was resistant to all four pathotypes of Phytophthora used in these experiments. The resistance was not lost through regeneration and the induction of new callus.

Key words

Phytophthora infestans Potato callus Resistance Selection 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Behnke
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  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für Züchtungsforschung (Erwin Baur Institut)KölnFederal Republic of Germany

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